The course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia. Part I: findings from the two-year longitudinal Maasbed study.

@article{Aalten2005TheCO,
  title={The course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia. Part I: findings from the two-year longitudinal Maasbed study.},
  author={Pauline Aalten and Marjolein E de Vugt and Niek Jaspers and Jelle Jolles and Frans Verhey},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={
          523-30
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia are common, there have been few large long-term prospective studies assessing the course of a broad range of neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia. OBJECTIVES To investigate the course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with dementia, including data about prevalence, incidence and persistence. METHODS One hundred and ninety-nine patients with dementia were assessed every six months for two-years, using the Neuropsychiatric… CONTINUE READING

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